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Nov 25, 2012 4:30pm EST
from scratch in four and a half hours. henry kaiser shipyard turned out a liberty ship in a record four and a half days. that is faster than most students can write one of their semester papers. this american military strategy of using weapons and technology to thoroughly pummeled the enemy before a single american soldier was sent into battle. the were also exposed the fact that japan, which adopted some of the capitalistic reduction method seen in america lacked the essential pillars of exceptionalism to employ them fully in wartime. without free speech, free-market, constitutional protection that allowed great great adventures and businessmen to try new ideas and feel without punishment, japan fell behind the u.s. almost instantly. in four years of work, the u.s. produced 17 fleet carriers. japan won. we go into, for example, two guys viewed as failures or at least not very successful guys had that would be andrew jackson higgins who produced an incredible number of craft, but after the war was harassed out of business. especially look at people like howard hughes. howard hughes fuse
Nov 9, 2012 7:30pm PST
them: champions for humanity" at the henry j. kaiser park in downtown oakland. as a former bay area resident, it's an honor she treasured. >> thank you. thank you. thank you. >> belva: thank you. and now, i add other thank yous to my friends and colleagues here at kqed who have been nurturing and really gallant in bringing this program to you each and every week. to the late john rosack who produced this program for many years and for those of you who have taken the time to watch and those who have stopped me to say hello, you've made this journey so special. i will miss you all. i thank you all and that's all. for tonight. >> we have something to say, we want to say to you, too. i remember interviewing you last year, you know, we were chitchatting after the interview and all this whining about some trivial thing to do with my job and you said to me, "no excuses, i worked too hard, too many years, for you to be where you are." so, thank you, belva, for all you've done for women, for journalists, for me and for being such a good advice, such good advice, no excuses. >> for more than
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